Meet Christina

Christina Dixon, Esq., AWI-CH

Christina is a dynamic business partner with a passion for problem solving and a keen eye for detail. She partners closely with her clients to navigate challenges and help them achieve resolution and optimal outcomes. Whether she is investigating workplace conflicts or offering practical legal advice, Christina takes the time to truly understand her client’s business and needs. Drawing on her unique blend of expertise, she crafts tailored and innovative solutions to help clients achieve their objectives.

Christina conducts neutral, independent investigations in response to allegations of workplace misconduct. She investigates a variety of allegations ranging from harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower claims to allegations of bullying, workplace violence, fraud, misuse of funds, ethical violations, and Title IX claims. Christina also conducts employment audits and counsels clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, classification issues, performance, discipline, and termination.

Christina is highly passionate about Aecus Law’s Culture Audits which are holistic assessments of a client’s workplace that offer strategic recommendations for meaningful change and provide guidance on optimizing the workplace to improve performance and business outcomes. Christina enjoys partnering with clients to create a workplace environment that is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Christina's Background

Christina’s background is unique and includes employment and business litigation, real estate investment asset management, and legal services consulting, the combination of which provides clients with a multi-faceted professional who understands the legal, strategic, and real-world implications of the issues they face.
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Prior to founding Aecus Law, Christina was an employment litigator at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP where she represented public and private clients in both single-plaintiff and multi-plaintiff/multi-jurisdiction class actions. She also led high-risk employment audits and investigations for large, institutional clients as well as smaller, start-up clients. Christina previously practiced labor and employment law at Baker McKenzie LLP and Littler Mendelson, PC. Her time with these highly-regarded international law firms, representing clients large and small, provided Christina with unparalleled training and experience navigating the often-complex realm of California and federal employment laws. These collective experiences afforded Christina the opportunity, and courage, to form and lead her first successful company in private real estate investments with projects throughout the United States, where she was responsible for investment strategy, corporate compliance, litigation management and financial oversight.

With Aecus Law, Christina now enjoys partnering with clients to solve problems that, quite literally, keep them up at night. Her distinctive blend of business and legal acumen offers her clients a perspective informed by real-world results and is effective, approachable, and human-centered.

Christina's Education & Professional Affiliations

Christina earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship Recipient and a Graduate Student Instructor in the Department of Communicative Studies.

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In alignment with Aecus Law’s mission to elevate and empower women and minority attorneys, business owners, and next-gen leaders, Christina serves as the Incoming Board President and the Corporate Partners Chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Sacramento Valley Chapter, and as a highly engaged member of the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), the National Employment Law Council (NELC), the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and the ABA Labor & Employment Law Section, Workplace Investigations Subcommittee. She previously served on the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Journal Committee and is active with the California Lawyers Association (CLA), Labor & Employment Law Section. Christina also volunteers with Impact100 (Sacramento), Women’s Empowerment, and Habitat for Humanity.

Christina is admitted to practice in California (State Bar Number 230823) and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the following U.S. District Courts: Eastern (including Bankruptcy), Central, Northern, and Southern Districts.

Fun Facts

About Christina
Christina is an avid book worm and the most-used apps on her phone are Duolingo, The Atlantic, and Goodreads. She loves to recharge by tending to her many plants and garden, exploring new food and wine, and spending time with her family and friends. When away from the office, Christina’s passion is globetrotting with her family, which includes two boys, or planning their next adventure abroad. Christina’s happy place is someplace warm and beachy where English is the second language.